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Points Report: NASCAR Cup Series Reseeded Driver Standings After Bristol

William Byron, and Martin Truex Jr. are back atop the NASCAR Cup Series point standings as we enter the Round of 12 of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.


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The Round of 16 is over with, and we're now onto the Round of 12 in the NASCAR Cup Series. Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Michael McDowell failed to advance from the Round of 16. There are now 12 drivers with their eyes on a NASCAR Cup Series title as the series heads to Texas Motor Speedway.

William Byron, and Martin Truex Jr. (36 Playoff Points apiece) head into the opening race of the Round of 12 tied for the top spot in the point standings, while Byron owns the tie-breaker.

Denny Hamlin, who won at Bristol, sits third, and he's followed by Kyle Larson and Chris Buescher inside the top-five of the championship standings.

Here are the full NASCAR Cup Series championship standings heading into next weekend's race at Texas Motor Speedway:

NASCAR Cup Series Reseeded Playoff Standings After Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

RankNo.DriverStartsPointsDiffWinsStage WinsPlayoff Points
124William Byron (P)293036--5836
219Martin Truex Jr. (P)293036--3636
311Denny Hamlin (P)293032-43732
45Kyle Larson (P)293023-133423
517Chris Buescher (P)293021-153121
68Kyle Busch (P)293019-173219
720Christopher Bell (P)293016-201416
845Tyler Reddick (P)293014-222414
91Ross Chastain (P)293011-251511
106Brad Keselowski (P)293011-250511
1112Ryan Blaney (P)293008-28138
1223Bubba Wallace (P)293000-36000
1322Joey Logano (P)292071-965138
144Kevin Harvick (P)292071-965014
1547Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (P)292068-968105
1634Michael McDowell (P)292059-977127
1754Ty Gibbs #29648-2388000
189Chase Elliott (P)22631-2405010
1999Daniel Suarez29613-2423000
2048Alex Bowman26587-2449000
2116AJ Allmendinger29564-2472000
2210Aric Almirola29510-2526010
232Austin Cindric29498-2538010
2441Ryan Preece29484-2552010
257Corey LaJoie29482-2554000
2643Erik Jones29481-2555000
2731Justin Haley29475-2561000
2838Todd Gilliland29454-2582000
293Austin Dillon29420-2616000
3014Chase Briscoe29383-2653000
3121Harrison Burton29365-2671000
3277Ty Dillon29280-2756000
33Noah Gragson21199-2837000
34Cody Ware765-2971000
35Jenson Button345-2991000
3651Ryan Newman535-3001000
37Andy Lally432-3004000
38Mike Rockenfeller231-3005000
39Travis Pastrana126-3010000
40Jordan Taylor116-3020000
41Brodie Kostecki115-3021000
42Jimmie Johnson312-3024000
43Kimi Raikkonen18-3028000
44Jonathan Davenport11-3035000
45Shane Van Gisbergen(i)20-3036100
46Josh Berry(i)100-3036000
4715JJ Yeley(i)200-3036000
48Zane Smith(i)60-3036000
49Riley Herbst(i)30-3036000
5042Carson Hocevar(i)40-3036000
51Austin Hill(i)40-3036000
52Chandler Smith(i)20-3036000
5378BJ McLeod(i)180-3036000
54Josh Bilicki(i)80-3036000
55Cole Custer(i)60-3036000
56Grant Enfinger(i)10-3036000
57Brennan Poole(i)50-3036000
58Conor Daly(i)20-3036000
59Gray Gaulding(i)10-3036000
60Sheldon Creed(i)10-3036000
61Anthony Alfredo(i)20-3036000
62Kamui Kobayashi(i)10-3036000
63Matt Crafton(i)10-3036000

Photo Credit: Jonathan McCoy, Racing America

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